Mitsubishi is offering buyers of its Outlander PHEV a Chargemaster Homecharge unit supplied and fitted free of charge.
The firm will be hoping the free home charger perk, which saves customers £279, will help boost sales of the plug-in SUV which has seen a drop in sales in 2016.
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The car also received a few minor updates at the recent Paris Motor Show, including a new ‘EV priority’ switch which prevents the engine kicking in when the battery is charged. It will also get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity for 2017.
The Chargemaster Homecharge unit charges the Outlander 60% faster than a 13A socket, taking about three hours to provide a full battery (with an official range of up to 32 electric-only miles).
Chargemaster CEO, David Martell, said: “Customers buying a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV can make the best use of its range by charging it every day. Our free Homecharge offer now makes this even easier. Chargemaster is committed to making charging easy and accessible for every EV motorist, and the team can’t wait to get started on the campaign and future Homecharge installations to support Mitsubishi.”
More than 30,000 Chargemaster Homecharge units have been installed in the UK, says the company, with each one coming with a three-year guarantee.
The offer is open to new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV customers registered between 14 October and 28 December 2016, with an installation date of 31st January 2017 or earlier.
Outlander PHEV buyers also get a free Polar Plus membership card, giving access to Chargemaster’s network of more than 5,000 public charge points across the UK.